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HP Z230 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 16GB 256GB SSD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.5GHz 16GB May 2015
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Create a totally immersive work environment for those who demand reliability and performance on a budget. Designed for heavy 24x7x365 workloads, the HP Z230 delivers next-generation processor and... More
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This personal computer supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec personal computers that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the HP Z230 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores computers of this age. Across all the similar spec PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 500MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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HP PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated personal computer manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores computers.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of desktop computers that were launched more than a year ago range from 1GB to 64GB. At 1.74 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Z230 the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor frequency is 3.1GHz. With a processor frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the HP Z230 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z230.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z230. The internal memorys of medium processor cores computers that are a similar age to the Z230 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 7.7GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP Z230 has an SSD storage media which is faster than most medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor cores computers that were released one year ago have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store information in transistors on a circuit board rather than on optical or magnetic media. This has the advantage of being much faster than a traditional HDD drive.

This computer's storage speed (SSD) is in fact the best storage speed across all medium processor cores computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z230.

Across comparable types of computer the worst storage speed is HDD.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This PC supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is typical of many computers of this age and spec.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two DisplayPorts Quantitys

The HP Z230 is a two displayPorts quantity personal computer.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The HP Z230 is a six USB 2.0 ports quantity personal computer.

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Two PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slotss

The HP Z230 is a two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots personal computer.

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Quite Big Solid-State Drive Capacity

The average solid-state drive capacity of similar spec PCs that were released more than a year ago is 190GB, and the solid-state drive capacitys range from 8GB to 520GB. With a solid-state drive capacity of 256 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has one of the bigger solid-state drive capacitys amongst medium processor cores computers of this age.

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Supports One Compatible Memory Cards

The HP Z230 has a greater number of compatible memory card than most medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as it. This PC supports an SD compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards supported by desktop computers of a similar age and spec to the Z230.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores computers that were released more than a year ago is 2MB, the biggest is 10MB, and the average processor cache is 6.5MB. With a processor cache of 8 megabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 32 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other desktop computers of this age and spec. The smallest maximum internal memory of personal computers that have been available for around the same time as the Z230 is 2GB, the biggest is 260GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB.

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Has One Memory Slots

The number of memory slots found on the HP Z230 is more than most similar spec PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This personal computer has a 4x DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots found on desktop computers that have been available for more than a year.

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DVD Super Multi Optical Drive Type

The optical drive type of this computer is DVD Super Multi, which is typical of many medium processor cores computers that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP Z230 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores computers that have been around for more than a year. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores computers that came out around the same time as the Z230 range from 1GB to 8.2TB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.3TB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Comparable spec PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z230 have total storage capacitys of between 4GB and 3.6TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP Z230 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst comparable spec personal computers of this age.

We compared this personal computer to all the other 256GB total storage capacity desktop computers and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo M93p Tower[plb_2433249_price] is also worth considering.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This personal computer supports a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many computers of a comparable age and type to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Z230

Released Over a Year Ago

This HP desktop computer was released over a year ago.

Specification

Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Threads
System Bus Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Voltage Supported by Processor
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Channels Supported by Processor
Memory Bandwidth Supported by Processor (max)
Memory Clock Speeds Supported by Processor
Memory Types Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Series
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Stepping
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Installed
Memory
Internal Memory
ECC
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
RAID Levels
RAID Support
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Number of Storage Drives Installed
Card Reader Integrated
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drives Quantity
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Execution Units
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Output
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Networking
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Internal Modem
Ports & Interfaces
Serial Ports Quantity
Headphone Outputs
Microphone in
Line-Out
Line-in
DC-In Jack
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PS/2 Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Expansion Slots
PCI Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X4 (Gen 2.x) Slots
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slots
Design
Chassis Type
Placement Supported
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Number of 2.5" Bays
Number of 5.25" Bays
Number of 3.5" Bays
Colour of Product
Water Cooling System
Performance
Audio Output Channels
Audio System
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel 64
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Secure Key
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel FDI Technology
Intel TSX-NI
Idle States
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Standard Manageability
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Execute Disable Bit
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel I/O Acceleration Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Scalability
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply Input Voltage
Power Supply Input Frequency
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Packaging Content
Mouse Included
Numeric Keypad
Display Included
Keyboard Supplied
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory

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Expert Reviews

(8)
28 March 2014

The HP Z230 SFF is an appealing entry-level workstation that fits almost anywhere and runs almost any app. PC buyers will suffer the usual workstation sticker shock, but this is a fine system for...

Compact form factor permits vertical or horizontal placement
Built to run 247
Plenty of ports
Potent Intel Xeon 3 1245 3 processor
Nvidia Quadro 600 graphics
Expensive
Half-height card can't keep up with larger workstations' graphics
Only one open drive bay
Smaller size means less room for expansion
12 March 2014

The Z230 has a lot going for it. The price is highly competitive. The compact design lets you place it just about anywhere. It can be quite powerful if you configure it with a fast processor and...

Sturdy build
Mostly toolless chassis
Powerful configuration
Intelligent design
ECC memory
Could use a memory card reader as standard
No digital audio output
Only one PCI 3.0 16 slot
Expensive
16 January 2014

HP's Z230 workstation is aimed at those of you who need a professional computer on which to run professional software...

2 December 2013

This business desktop delivers power and flexibility at a price...

HP's experience with PCs is put to good use in the Z230. It's cleanly and logically designed, available in a large number of desktop and workstation configurations, and carries a three-year...

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User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 16 December 2014 by Z
Z would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower (Verified Purchase)

Pulled the system out of the box, added 16gb non-ecc ram for a total of 24gb, connected two 4k monitors via DP connections, and everything worked great from the start and has continued to work... Read more…

Reviewed 25 November 2014 by Felipe Salinas
(Verified Purchase)

Me gusta esta computadora se las recomiendo hacen que mi trabajo sea mas rapido y es facil de usar...

Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Doug the Designer
Doug the Designer would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower (Verified Purchase)

This going to be used for a office computer...

Reviewed 18 December 2015 by Loncho

It's a great workstation, weddings editing super high speed...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil would recommend the HP Workstation Z230 Tower

I've owned HP Pro (business) version before so I know the quality of this product. You can't beat the price, this will last 6 to 8 years like my last one did. I use it for both personal and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 64bit, hp g1x68, hp j9b56, hp g1x35, hp g1x68e, hp j9b56e, hp g1x35e, g1x69eaabu, g1x68eaabu, hp g1x35et, hp g1x68ea, g1x68eauuw, hp j9b56ea, hp j9b56et, hp bd4nza00, hp bd5mza00, hp e31246v3, hp g1x68eaa, hp bd4nzs00, hp j9b56eaa, hp bd4pza00, hp j9b56eta, hp bd5mzs00, hp g1x35eta, hp bd4pzs00, hp e31241v3, hp j9b56etab
Barcodes 00725184085857, 00889296428268, 00889296428435, 00889296428985, 00889296429500, 00889296429579

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